Apple has caused outrage by announcing the death of the headphone jack, but are frustrating innovations necessary for overall technological progress?
The little boy has grown up in a city devastated by war – when will the international community believe that the Assad regime and the Russian jets kill Syrian children every day?
The Republican presidential candidate’s ostensible appeal in the Rust Belt hasn’t materialised, but he is doing surprisingly well elsewhere.
No matter how inspired future generations feel by our Olympians’ success, they will not be able to emulate it while good and affordable sports facilities remain so elusive.
The long jumper had help from a former Coney Island strongman in overcoming his addiction problems to make it to the Rio Olympics.
“Hoo-ga”, “hue-gah” or “hu-ga”? This autumn, everyone will be talking about hygge – or trying to.
In Uganda, a strip of fabric can help lift families out of poverty.
It is looking like this might finally be the end for the Republican party’s ill-fated Trump experiment.
As the world focuses on the Olympics, working-class Brazil is being united by greater recognition of passinho dance culture.
What do claims about the Republican candidate’s relationship with America’s old foe mean for the race to the presidency?
The apocryphal tale of a natural disaster creating the country’s First Dynasty is backed up by a recent archaeological excavation.
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